Social relationships as predictors of depression and suicidal ideation in older adults
作者: R. K. VanderhorstS. McLaren
作者单位: 1School of Behavioural & Social Sciences & Humanities, University of Ballarat, Mt Helen, Australia
刊名: Aging & Mental Health, 2005, Vol.9 (6), pp.517-525
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.1080/13607860500193062
原始语种摘要: The prevalence of depression and suicidal ideation among older adults is considered to be a major mental health concern among this age group. The present study investigated the human relatedness variables of marital status, social support resources and sense of belonging as predictors of depression and suicidal ideation in older adults. A community sample of 110 older adults (M age 76.67 years, SD = 8.11) completed the Social Support Subscale of the Coping Resources Inventory, the Sense of Belonging Instrument, the Zung Depression Inventory and the Suicide Subscale of the General Health Questionnaire. Results indicated that fewer social support resources were associated with higher levels of depression and suicidal ideation. Sense of belonging to the community was not an additional...
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影响因子:1.677 (2012)

  • ideation 观念作用
  • suicidal 自杀的
  • depression 低地
  • older 
  • community 群落
  • resources 资源
  • social 群居的
  • present 出席的
  • among 在当中
  • higher